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The Characteristics of Cultural Sustainability in Architectural Design of MLB Ballparks
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  • Journal title : KIEAE Journal
  • Volume 15, Issue 6,  2015, pp.93-100
  • Publisher : Korea Institute of Ecological Architecture and Environment
  • DOI : 10.12813/kieae.2015.15.6.093
 Title & Authors
The Characteristics of Cultural Sustainability in Architectural Design of MLB Ballparks
Kim, Kwang-Hoe; Lee, Young-Han;
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Purpose: Ballparks of KBO which were built by local governments and operated for baseball game-centered have been required more sustainable development according to going into low growth phase in Korea recently. MLB ballparks with the teams having 100 year old tradition have been sustainable-developed economically, socially, environmentally and culturally. This research is to study the characteristics of cultural sustainability in architectural design of 30 MLB parks. Method: To begin with comparison analysis of usage rate of 10 ballparks of KBO with 30 ballparks of MLB, and architectural designs of facades, fields, accommodations, sculptures, greens, roof gardens, etc. are analyzed in the MLB ballpark. And finally, the characteristics of cultural sustainability in the architectural design are analyzed. Result: MLB ballparks have played role as core-space of urban community, accumulated space of citizens` memory being originated in natural climatic feature of region, historical image of city and tradition of home-ballpark. A basis of these characteristics could is nature of cultural sustainability, that is to say local community, historical restoration, social solidarity.
MLB;KBO;ballpark;architectural design;cultural sustainability;
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